What does knowingly mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wittingly, knowingly(adverb)

    with full knowledge and deliberation

    "he wittingly deleted the references"

Wiktionary

  1. knowingly(Adverb)

    In the manner of one who knows.

    She smiled knowingly, but kept the secret.

  2. knowingly(Adverb)

    With knowledge of all relevant facts.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Knowingly(adverb)

    with knowledge; in a knowing manner; intelligently; consciously; deliberately; as, he would not knowingly offend

  2. Knowingly(adverb)

    by experience

Freebase

  1. Knowingly

    In law knowledge is one of the degrees of mens rea that constitute part of a crime. For example, in English law, the offence of knowingly being a passenger in a vehicle taken without consent requires that the procecution prove, not only that the defendant was a passenger in a vehicle and that it was taken by the driver without consent, the prosecution must also prove that the defendant knew that it was taken without consent. Under the principle of ignorantia juris non excusat, ignorance of or mistake about the law is no defence. The mens rea of knowledge refers to knowledge about certain facts. It is "a positive belief that a state of affairs exists." Knowledge can be actual, constructive, or imputed.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of knowingly in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of knowingly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Marcus Aurelius, Meditations – Book Seven:

    All of us are working together for the same end; some of us knowingly and purposefully, others unconsciously.

  2. Andrew Ceresney:

    As proved at trial, as CEO of a public company, Willie Gault filed false certifications with the SEC and knowingly circumvented the company's internal controls.

  3. Bill Clinton:

    There is no doubt in my mind that we have never done anything knowingly inappropriate in terms of taking money to influence any kind of American government policy.

  4. Bill Clinton:

    There is no doubt in my mind that we have never done anything knowingly inappropriate in terms of taking money to influence any kind of American government policy, that just hasn't happened.

  5. M. C. Escher:

    I can't keep from fooling around with our irrefutable certainties. It is, for example, a pleasure knowingly to mix up two and three dimensionalities, flat and spatial, and to make fun of gravity.

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